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worth
[wɜːθ]
noun
1. valor (m)
  • give me $30 worth of gasoline póngame 30 dólares de gasolina or nafta (RP)
  • to get one's money's worth sacar partido al or del dinero
preposition
2. (having a value of)
  • to be worth a lot of money valer mucho dinero
  • how much is it worth? ¿qué valor tiene?
  • that's my opinion, for what it's worth esa es mi opinión, si sirve de algo
  • he's worth at least 50 million tiene por los menos 50 millones
  • he was pulling for all he was worth tiraba con todas sus fuerzas
3. (meriting)
  • the museum is worth a visit merece la pena visitar el museo
  • this book is not worth buying no merece la pena comprar este libro
  • it is/isn't worth it merece/no merece la pena
  • it's worth thinking about es algo a tener en cuenta
worth [wɜːθ]
adjective
1 (equal in value to)
to be worth sth valer algo; it's worth five pounds vale cinco libras; it's worth a lot of money vale mucho dinero; what or how much is it worth? ¿cuánto vale?; it's not worth much no vale mucho; it's worth a great deal to me (sentimentally) para mí tiene gran valor sentimental
what is his friendship worth to you?
he was worth a million when he died murió millonario; murió dejando una fortuna de un millón; what's the old man worth? ¿cuánto dinero tiene el viejo?; "don't tell anybody" — "what's it worth to you?" —no se lo digas a nadie —¿cuánto me das si no digo nada?
to run for all one is worth correr como si le llevara a uno el diablo
he ran for all he was worth
to sing for all one is worth cantar con toda el alma
it must be worth a fortune debe valer una fortuna
it's more than my job's worth to tell you me costaría mi empleo decirte eso
it's more than my [life] is worth to do that
it's not worth the paper it's written on vale menos que el papel en que está escrito
she's worth ten of him ella vale diez veces más que él
I tell you this for what it's worth te digo esto por si te interesa
2 (deserving of)
it's worth reading vale or merece la pena leerlo
is the book worth [buying]?
it's worth the effort vale or merece la pena molestarse en hacerlo
it's worth having vale or merece la pena tenerlo
it's (not) worth it (no) vale or merece la pena
"will you go?" - "is it worth it?" it's not worth it that's worth [knowing]
life isn't worth living la vida no tiene sentido para mí
she makes my life worth living
the cathedral is worth a look la catedral merece la pena; merece la pena ver la catedral
it's worth mentioning that ... merece la pena mencionar que ...; es digno de mención el hecho de que ...
it's worth supporting es digno de apoyo
it's worth thinking about vale or merece la pena pensarlo
it's not worth the trouble no vale or merece la pena
the museum is worth a [visit]
the meal was worth the wait la comida estaba tan rica que mereció la pena esperar; la comida mereció or compensó la espera
it's well worth doing bien vale or merece la pena hacerlo
it was [well] worth the trouble Swiss chocolate is dearer but it's worth every penny the holiday was worth every penny
noun
[of thing] valor (m); [of person] valía (f)
it is difficult to estimate its worth
ten pounds' worth of books libros por valor de diez libras; diez libras de libros
I know his worth
he had no chance to show his true worth no tuvo oportunidad de mostrar su valía
its worth in gold
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